Great places to eat this Sallah in the FCT!

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Ramadan is a month long period set aside for fasting and prayer by Muslim faithfuls the world over. As it ends this week and Eid el Fitr is celebrated many people will take well deserved breaks from Abuja or Lagos to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. There are cheap flights to Dubai, but if you can’t afford to take a break you can still have a great time feasting with family and friends .Let’s look at a few of the best places to eat Halal meals in the FCT. City view restaurant: This restaurant located in Zone 4 boasts of an […]

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Hilda Ashio Titiloye : Helping people achieve beautiful skin at SKIN 101

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Dr Hilda Ashio Titiloye is a  is a Nigerian registered and licensed medical practitioner with post-graduate training in Dermatology and Aesthetic medicine from Queen Mary University of London and University of Cordoba, Spain respectively. She is a member of the Nigerian Medical association, an associate member of the Nigerian Association of Dermatologists and a member of the International association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine.  I have had the pleasure of visiting her clinic a few times and was impressed with her level of professionalism. Her beautiful skin is a good advert for what she does and her clinic is very well […]

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Trevor Noah: Born a Crime – Some memorable quotes

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This book was recently read by the book club I belong to and it was such an easy and enjoyable read . To be honest I was not expecting much but boy was I pleasantly surprised! This collection of short stories by popular comedian Trevor Noah is set in his native South Africa and takes the reader back to his growing up years with his mum, younger brother and interesting extended family. I have always been fascinated with the history of racial segregation stemming from slavery in the West and apartheid in South Africa so the fact that this was one of themes […]

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Family fun at Christmas

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Christmas is here and many a times we get caught up with all the buying and the activity that we forget to actually have some good ole family time! Here are some tips to make sure you and your children have fun and relax as it truly is the season to be jolly.   Christmas Songs: Everyone loves Christmas songs, they are cheery, fun and some of them remind us of the reason why we celebrate Christmas. Children especially love singing along and getting a good dose of Christmas cheer. Some classics that every family must have are Boney M’s […]

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Social Media Brouhaha!

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Today we have a Guest Post by the lovely Ijeoma  she addresses a very important issue …social media tribalism. Now if you are familiar with any of the popular blogs or news congregators you will find the comments filled with hateful tribal insults, its downright appalling! Lets read on as Ijeoma writes and hopefully we won’t be one of the offenders. I was of the opinion that tribalism in my generation was a thing of the past-how wrong I was. I remember growing up in the eastern part of Nigeria. All our friends and acquaintances were of the Igbo extraction. We […]

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Lessons from Helen Keller : A blind woman with vision

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As a child I read the story of how Helen Keller learnt how to speak with the help of her devoted teacher and friend Anne Sullivan. The story was made into a childrens book and I was fascinated by the story of how she transformed form an almost feral child (due to her frustration at not being able to communicate) to a very accomplished lady. I still remember the illustration showing Helen putting her hands under a running tap and learning the word water. Helen Keller was a perfectly healthy child in 1880 but at the age of 18months contracted an illness […]

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Chigozie Chukwu : The Polished Vessel

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Normally I focus on Women but as a mother of young sons I am also quite passionate about inspiring men as well! Thus when the debonair Chigozie Chukwu told me his story of persistence in the midst of incredible difficulty, I immediately took interest. Lets learn a little about this young man who presents two of his books in a few days. The first book titled “The Polished Vessel” is about his life journey while the second  is about a subject he excelled in during his undergraduate days, “Econometrics Amplified“. Tell us about your self and what you are passionate […]

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